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Did You Hear About The Morgans – Day Twenty Five – #40movies40days
April 3, 2011 – 9:46 PM | 2 Comments
Did You Hear About The Morgans – Day Twenty Five – #40movies40days

This movie demonstrates conclusively that an actor’s persona is no replacement for actual character development in a script.

The Mating Season – Day Twenty Four – #40movies40days
April 2, 2011 – 8:06 PM | No Comment
The Mating Season – Day Twenty Four – #40movies40days

The Mating Season is a good old fashioned Power of Love story in the best sense of the word.

Devil In A Blue Dress – Day Twenty Three – #40movies40days
April 1, 2011 – 9:48 PM | No Comment
Devil In A Blue Dress – Day Twenty Three – #40movies40days

Easy Rawlings (Denzel Washington) loses his job and is offered a quick $100 to find a politician’s girlfriend. He quickly gets caught up in murder and blackmail.

Ladies in Lavender – Day Twenty Two – #40movie40day
March 31, 2011 – 5:55 PM | No Comment
Ladies in Lavender – Day Twenty Two – #40movie40day

Ladies in Lavender is a slight wistful film filled with yearning, jealousy and regret. Dame Judi Dench and Dame Maggie Smith give tender nuanced performances filled with love and longing.

Shutter Island – Day Twenty One – #40movies40days
March 30, 2011 – 4:59 PM | No Comment
Shutter Island – Day Twenty One – #40movies40days

Shutter Island is a fascinating psychological thriller that unwraps the protagonist’s psyche in a slow tortuous fashion. The surprise twist is extremely satisfying.

What The Bleep Do We Know – Day Twenty – #40movies40days
March 29, 2011 – 7:55 PM | One Comment
What The Bleep Do We Know – Day Twenty – #40movies40days

Events in the past do not create or destroy my character– my reaction to, attitude toward and interpretation of those events is what creates or destroys character.